Information & Communication Studies - Digital Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Information & Communication Studies - Digital Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W471 W472
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MSc Digital Policy FT (W471)
Deadline Rolling *

MSc Digital Policy PT (W472)
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee MSc Digital Policy (W471) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7750
nonEU fee per year - € 19260

MSc Digital Policy (W472) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5010
nonEU fee per year - € 9630

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should present with a primary (bachelor's) degree in any subject with an overall score of 2.1 or higher.

Names and contact details of two referees who can assess their intellectual ability, maturity and motivation.
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Course Content

Expand+MSc Digital Policy
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
With support from Microsoft Ireland, UCD’s School of Information and Communication studies is establishing the Microsoft-UCD Digital Policy Programme with the goal of building digital p...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Research Theory and Practice IS40820
Data & Society IS40840
Digital Policy IS40910
Digital Policy II IS40960
Platform Governance IS41050
Thesis (30 Credits) IS41110

Stage 1 - Option
Artificial Intelligence IS40970
Information Ethics IS41020
Media Law LAW30190
Online Regulation LAW41150
Data Protection and Privacy: National and International Perspectives LAW41270
Politics of European Governance POL40970
Evidence-Based Policy Making SPOL40450
Number of Credits 90
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Claire Nolan
Tel: 01 716 8360
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